AZTEC TENTS HIRES RENTAL VETERAN MATT PARE AS MID-ATLANTIC

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AZTEC TENTS HIRES RENTAL VETERAN MATT PARE AS MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
TORRANCE, Calif. – Continuing its worldwide strategic growth campaign, Aztec Tents has hired rental industry veteran Matt Pare as Regional Account Manager for its growing mid-Atlantic territory, serving New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C., Virginia and West Virginia. Pare has been charged with maintaining and improving existing customer relationships, while also extending Aztec’s client base in the region. Pare joins Aztec Tents with a wealth of rental industry experience. The Maine native began his career as a tent installer at age 17 and has since held nearly every position within tent rental operations, from operations manager to inside and outside sales representative. Most recently, Pare served as vice president of sales and marketing for Colorado-based Classic Party Rentals, where he was instrumental in the opening of the company’s Colorado Springs location and the redevelopment of Alpine Party Rentals Aspen location. “Because of my extensive experience on the rental side of this industry, I’ve become very familiar with Aztec Tents’ comprehensive operations and commitment to customer service,” said Pare. “I’ve always used and admired Aztec products, regardless of what company I was with, so the decision to come aboard here was a very natural one. As an installer, I have tremendous faith in the Aztec product, and as a management professional I have always felt I had a partner that provided an excellent product and a great return on investment.” “The addition of a first-class employee like Matt is a testament to the fantastic growth our organization has enjoyed over the past several years,” said Aztec’s National Sales Manager Alex Kouzmanoff. “Aztec Tents continues to seek the most qualified representatives to help us expand our business and create the finest possible experience for our customers.” About Aztec Tents An innovative leader within the international tenting marketplace, Aztec Tents has embarked upon a strategic growth campaign, which has included the expansion of its East Coast U.S. operation, the addition of its first two international sales representatives, the establishment of a nationwide distribution alliance with Losberger U.S., and the introduction of its industry-first “Compatible-Plus” product line. Aztec excels in providing superior-quality products throughout the special events industry. Since 1966, Aztec Tents has produced award-winning tents and structures for event rental companies, hotels, country clubs, caterers, award shows, governments and other custom, off-site event locations. Aztec is one of the largest tent manufacturers in the United States and employs a growing collection of worldwide tent professionals, with exclusive representatives throughout the U.S., Europe and Australia. The company’s extensive service team includes sales, production, engineering and manufacturing personnel to support each product.

Aztec Tents has been honored with several “International Achievement Awards” for its outstanding specialty fabrics projects, including the Outstanding Achievement Award in the tent manufacturing category. Aztec’s outstanding customer service has been noted in leading industry publications including Event Solutions and Rental Management. For more information please visit www.aztectents.com or call (800) 228-3687. ###